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We start our news article this week passing on our congratulations to Tom Englezos and Graeme Solly who have won their way through to the Association Final of the Bowls Victoria State Pairs. They will now play D. McGowan and R. Greenham from the Portland Bowling Club on Sunday the 10th December. We wish them well in their pursuit of success.

Kathryn Beauglehole and Leonie Buchanan both made their way to day 2 of the Women’s State Single Finals. Leonie went on to compete in the final against Robyn Tomasson losing 25 to 16. Well done to the Memorial girls in your efforts in the competition.

Our Cup Day bowls winners first over the line were Bev Smith, Nola Malcolm and Bernie Smith. The Runners-Up team consisted of Joy Spencer, Lorna Compton and Helen Hume.

The Monthly Invitation Fours was well attended with teams and team members from many different places in attendance. The weather was kind which meant the games were played in pleasant conditions. Congratulations go to the winners on the day, Dartmoor. Mt. Gambier was the Runners-Up.

Weekday Pennant Round 8

Do we ever have a day of bowls in Portland without windy conditions? Once again participants had to work hard to predict the effects the blustery conditions would have on their bowl as it left their hand and headed down the green. Division 1 came away winners with results showing Memorial 78 defeating Macarthur 61. Individual rink results were as follows:

  • Buchanan 28 to 17, M. Husson 30 to 16 and J. Payne 20 to 28

Division 2 travelled to Heywood for their game and results for each rink came through as follows:

  • Fredericks 22 to 31 and J. Hoggan 25 to 19

Weekend Pennant Round 6

After a trip to Dunkeld, Memorial’s Division 1 were able to claim the winning stakes with the  score: Memorial 87 to Dunkeld 62. Individual rink results were as follows:

  • Evans 40 to 19, D. Pitts 20 to 22 and G. Solly 27 to 21

Division 2 travelled to Heywood and the final score card had Memorial winners 90 to Heywood 52.  Results from the individual rinks showed the following on the score cards:

  • Robinson 25 to 19, L. Aitchision 30 to 18 and T. Wynniat 35 to 15

Division 3 hosted Coleraine at home. Scores were Memorial 46 to Coleraine 81. The rink results were:

  • Elford 18 to 21, J. Platt 13 to 24 and L. Ward 15 to 36

Pennant Teams

Weekday Pennant Teams for Round 9:

Division 1 play Portland at Portland. Teams are as follows: Leonie Buchanan, Orielle Rogers, Kath Lovell and Leanne Evison; Marion Husson, Betty Moon, Kathryn Beauglehole and Helen Hume; Jan Payne, Joan Englezos, Pearl Kitt and Glenda Evans.

Division 2 play home to Casterton. Teams are as follows: Jean Hoggan, Gretta Howard, Colin Sturzaker and Bev Smith; June Amos, Meredith Frederick, Pauline Breen and Leonie Mirtschin.

All the best with both Divisions in their games this Friday

Up and Coming Events

PLEASE NOTE: A special General Meeting will be held on NOVEMBER 28TH at 7:00PM to change three rules to the constitution.

This week we have Steve Turner, Graeme Solly and Paul Bentham heading to the Vic Open in Shepparton this weekend to play in the Singles, Pairs and Triples competitions. Paul will also play in the Mixed Pairs. The town will host approximately 1,500 bowlers over 6 days of play. We look forward to hearing back from the guys as to their progress during the course of the week.

Saturday 18th November: Men’s 100 Up Knockout

Sunday 19th November

  • Mens and Ladies 100 Up Finals
  • Men’s and Ladies Novice Singles Day 2 at Camperdown. All the best to Rod Beauglehole on this day.

Sunday 26th November: Colin and Nola Malcolm Family Mixed Bowls Day starting at 12.15pm.

Don’t forget to support Social Bowls on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

A big thankyou to Ken Woolley and Des Pitts who are in attendance each Monday evening for Coaching one hour before Twilight Bowls. Turn up, have a lesson and then try and use what you have learnt in a game of Twilight Bowls.





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